Schooling Sex: Libertine Literature and Erotic Education in Italy, France, and England 1534-1685

How did Casanova learn the `theory' of sex? Why did male pornographers write as intellectual women? What forms of sexuality emerged in the age of educational, scientific, and political revolution? To answer, Schooling Sex reconstructs the vivid and compelling `loose canon' of sexually-explicit literature, in Latin, Italian, French, and English

James Grantham Turner
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